I-Team: Metro Police K-9 officer charged with fraud

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The I-Team has confirmed a Metro Police K-9 handler appeared in court Wednesday to face multiple charges.

Documents show charges against Officer Jeff Lynn Harper, 38, including insurance fraud; attempted theft of more than $3,500; third-degree arson; and burning property to defraud an insurer.

A criminal complaint was issued Monday, along with an arrest warrant.

Harper is accused of intentionally setting his RV on fire in January to collect insurance money.

He has not been arrested.

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